Exciting times in Newberry

Exciting times in Newberry

The Christmas season brings much excitement and activity. The Main Street Lights festival kicked off the season with approximately 2,500 in attendance...

December 13th, 2017 |  


AT&T – Time Warner merger

AT&T – Time Warner merger

In a recent article, I discussed the issue of “Net Neutrality,” which up to this point has maintained a level playing field for users of t...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Hottest Baby Names of 2018? Don’t Know, Don’t Care

Hottest Baby Names of 2018? Don’t Know, Don’t Care

It’s a dreaded holiday tradition. Couples who are expecting a child (or trying to conceive) receive unsolicited naming ideas (some casually sugg...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Men killing women: S.C. ranks fifth

Men killing women: S.C. ranks fifth

The report from the Violence Against Women Act reports heroic steps have been taken to reduce domestic violence, but far more needs to be done to stop...

December 9th, 2017 |  


Celebrating His Birth

We celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, birth of children and many other things all through out the year. But on December the 25 we will celebrate the ...

December 9th, 2017 |  


Stand up for jobs

Stand up for jobs

Like so many Republicans, I was happy a year ago to see a passionate advocate for U.S. businesses returned to the White House. Now, it is time for Pre...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Reflecting on 2017 at Newberry Hospital

Reflecting on 2017 at Newberry Hospital

As Christmas quickly approaches and we have just celebrated Thanksgiving, I believe this would be a great time to reflect on this past year at Newberr...

December 8th, 2017 |  


The People’s College at War

The People’s College at War

December is a busy month at the Newberry County Literacy Council: a gala celebration dinner for learners, donors, volunteers and staff; an appearance ...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Common Carrier and Net Neutrality

Common Carrier and Net Neutrality

The terms “common carriage” and “common carrier” have been mentioned in recent years in regard to the Internet and Net Neutral...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Keeping track of government travel costs

Keeping track of government travel costs

Travel spending is one of those areas of government that can be difficult to size up. Obviously, public officials often need to travel to discharge th...

December 4th, 2017 |